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Step 2 Positioning; Step 3 Connections; Speaker Connections; Radio Antenna Connections - Panasonic SC-PT980 Operating Instructions Manual

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Preventing the speakers from falling
≥ You will need to obtain the appropriate screw eyes to match the walls
or pillars to which they are going to be fastened.
≥ Consult a qualified housing contractor concerning the appropriate
procedure when attaching to a concrete wall or a surface that may not
have strong enough support. Improper attachment may result in
damage to the wall or speakers.
≥ Use a string of less than ‰2.0 mm, which is capable of supporting over
10 kg.
Screw eye
(not included)
≥ Do not stand on the base. Be cautious when children are near.
≥ When carrying the speaker, hold the stand and base parts.
step 2
How you set up your speakers can affect the bass and the sound field.
Note the following points:
≥ Place speakers on flat secure bases.
≥ Placing speakers too close to floors, walls, and corners can result in
excessive bass. Cover walls and windows with thick curtains.
Keep your speakers at least 10 mm away from the system for proper ventilation.
Setup example ("Surround layout (Recommended)": Standard
surround placement)
Place the front, center, and surround speakers at approximately the
same distance from the seating position. The angles in the diagram are
Center speaker
Front speaker
speaker (left)
§1 Position with at least 5 cm of space on all sides for proper
§2 Put on a rack or shelf. Vibration caused by the speaker can disrupt
the picture if it is placed directly on the TV.
§3 Place to the right or left of the TV, on the floor or a sturdy shelf so
that it will not cause vibration. Leave about 30 cm from the TV.
Depending on the room layout, you may like to use all the speakers at
the front ("Front layout (Alternative)") (
Notes on speaker use
≥Use only supplied speakers
Using other speakers can damage the unit, and sound quality will be
negatively affected.
≥ You can damage your speakers and shorten their useful life if you play
sound at high levels over extended periods.
≥ Reduce the volume in the following cases to avoid damage:
– When playing distorted sound.
– When the speakers are reverberating due to a record player, a
microphone, noise from FM broadcasts, or continuous signals from
an oscillator, test disc, or electronic instrument.
– When adjusting the sound quality.
– When turning the unit on or off.
If irregular colouring occurs on your TV
The center speaker is designed to be used close to a TV, but the picture
may be affected with some TVs and setup combinations.
String (not included)
Thread from the wall to the
speaker and tie tightly.
150 mm
Main unit
Front speaker
speaker (right)
9, EASY SETUP settings).
If this occurs, turn the TV off for about 30 minutes.
The demagnetising function of the TV should correct the problem. If it
persists, move the speakers further away from the TV.
≥ The main unit and supplied speakers are to be used only as
indicated in this setup. Failure to do so may lead to damage to
the amplifier and/or the speakers, and may result in the risk of
fire. Consult a qualified service person if damage has occurred
or if you experience a sudden change in performance.
≥ Do not attempt to attach these speakers to walls using
methods other than those described in this manual.
Do not touch the front netted area of the speakers. Hold by the sides.
You can enjoy surround speaker sound
wirelessly when you use the optional
Panasonic wireless accessory (SH-FX71).
For details, please refer to the operating
instructions for the optional Panasonic wireless
step 3
Turn off all equipment before connection and read the appropriate
operating instructions.
Do not connect the AC mains lead until all other
connections are completed.

Speaker connections

Pay attention to the type of speaker and the connector colour when you
place the speakers.
Main unit (rear)
Connect to the terminals of the same colour.
Use of the speaker cable stickers is convenient when making cable
Speakers (rear)
Insert the wire fully, taking care not to insert beyond the wire insulation.
i: White
j: Blue line
≥ Be careful not to cross (short circuit) or reverse the polarity of the
speaker wires as doing so may damage the speakers.
When using the optional wireless system, do not attempt to connect any
extra surround speakers to the main unit.

Radio antenna connections

Using an indoor antenna
Adhesive tape
(75 )
Main unit (rear)
Using an outdoor antenna
Use outdoor antenna if radio reception is poor.
≥ Disconnect the antenna when the unit is not in use.
≥ Do not use the outdoor antenna during an electrical storm.
75 ≠ coaxial
(not included)
(75 )
Main unit (rear)
FM indoor antenna
Affix this end of the antenna
where reception is best.
FM outdoor antenna
(Using a TV antenna
(not included))
The antenna should be
installed by a competent


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